The Mandos system allows computers to have encrypted root file systems and at the same time be capable of remote or unattended reboots. The computers run a small client program in the initial RAM disk environment which will communicate with a server over a network. All network communication is encrypted using TLS. The clients are identified by the server using an OpenPGP key that is unique to each client. The server sends the clients an encrypted password. The encrypted password is decrypted by the clients using the same OpenPGP key, and the password is then used to unlock the root file system.
ipt_pkd is an iptables extension implementing port knock detection with SPA (single packet authorization). This project provides 3 parts: the kernel module ipt_pkd, the iptables user space module libipt_pkd.so, and a user space client knock program. For the knock packet, it uses a UDP packet sent to a random port that contains a SHA-256 of a timestamp, small header, random bytes, and a shared key. ipt_pkd checks the time window of the packet and does the SHA-256 to verify the packet. The shared key is never sent.
flpsed is a WYSIWYG PostScript annotator. You can't actually edit existing documents, but you can add arbitrary text lines to existing documents. Added lines can later be re-edited with flpsed. Using pdftops, flpsed can import PDF documents and also add text to them. It is useful for filling in forms, adding notes, etc. In batch mode, it can be used to automate form filling.
flimsel is a minimalistic digitial image browser based on the fltk toolkit. It displays thumbnails of images given on the command line. It is intended to be used in digital image processing shell scripts. flimsel uses the very fast epeg library for JPEG thumbnail generation. flimsel outputs keyboard hotkeys and file names of selected images to stdout. Images whose filenames are written to stdin will be reloaded. The flimsel.sh script in the examples directory uses this to implement basic image manipulations on selected images.
BORG is a calendar and task tracking system written entirely in Java. The calendar is an appointment organizer that provides a nice month view, month printing, email reminders, popup reminders, and a to do list. The task tracker tracks issues and tasks through various user-defined states.